Mexican airport operator Gap posts higher 3rd-quarter profit

jueves 23 de octubre de 2014 16:17 GYT

MEXICO CITY Oct 23 (Reuters) - Mexico's Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP), which operates airports along Mexico's Pacific Coast, on Thursday said its third-quarter profit rose 14.9 percent, citing deferred taxes.

The company reported a profit of 534.2 million pesos ($43 million), up from 465.1 million pesos in the year-earlier period.

Revenue rose 3.8 percent to 1.37 billion pesos.

Shares in GAP closed up 1.99 percent at 94.64 pesos in trading before the results.

($1 = 13.4235 pesos at end-Sept) (Reporting by Elinor Comlay and Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)